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Pasta Jay's

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$$ - $$$
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1001 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
+1 303-444-5800
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Boulder, Colorado
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I realize it's not the best review title, but that's how I feel about the place. It's nothing outstanding, but it's not bad food either. It reminds me of Olive Garden if I'm honest. They get a lot of business and people really enjoy it, but if I'm looking for real Italian food, I wouldn't go here. However, if you... More 

Thank NikiMarie
Windsor, CO
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time there....we had dinner with our grandson...enjoyed a great glass of the house cab the garlic cheese bread the best and had chicken parmesan with bow tie pasta and marinara sauce...the service was good and the atmosphere nice.

Thank livetoeat1965
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like Italian food. I'm Italian. Boston and NY. I like garlic. A lot. But man. When I'm dodging marble sized chunks of garlic in my pasta - no. That's not how it's done, Pasta Jay's. I realize we're in Boulder and folks here probably take a bite of of a garlic clove as a snack, it's just too much.... More 

Thank Tcp102
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious Italian food served in a charming, welcoming, family-friendly, eclectic environment with traditional red-and-white checked tablecloths and lighting bringing touches of beauty from Murano. Menu is comprehensive with nightly specials, fresh breads and dishes customized to taste including seeming endless combinations of pizza!

Thank Sue H
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

After walking up and down Pearl Street and seeing overly-priced fine dining establishments, we stumbled upon this gem. Now, I'm not saying this is a hole in the wall place. This is actually a very nice place to eat. It does "simple & tasty" very well. The waitress (who I'm pretty sure was the owner) greeted us with a welcoming... More 

Thank Ashley R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Charming atmosphere, always good service, healthy portions, and great food. I judge an Italian restaurant alot by their red sauce, and theirs is great. I love this place!

Thank Tawnya C
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The atmosphere was nice. A little warm sitting in the sun. The food presentation was nice. The table was a little crowded.

Thank Ken O
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I love this Boulder restaurant. Right on Pearl Street, it has a very cozy feeling with outdoor seating out front. Great selection of Italian options with good wine to complement the meat.

Thank Cmmorri
Atlanta, Georgia
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200 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very good Italian food at very reasonable prices right on Pearl Street. Nice atmosphere with outdoor seating and good service.

Thank rllbol
Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We moved up from Denver and have been trying to find equivalent restaurants for our favorite Denver special spots. The Saucy Noodle was our celebratory restaurant for birthdays, etc. We were excited when visiting Pasta Jays and seeing the crowd waiting to be seated. We thought it must be another Saucy Noodle. Well, it's not. It's good, don't get me... More 

Thank Jeninden

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $14
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-444-5800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?